"The following pages are substantially the recently published work [Life and adventures of John James Audubon ... ed. ... by Robert Buchanan. London, 1868] reproduced with some additions, and the omission of several objectionable passages."
The copyright notice on the verso of the t.p. is dated 1868
'The Trow & Smith Book Manufacturing Company, 46, 48, 50 Greene Street N.Y."--Verso of t.p
The portrait frontispiece is signed: Henry Inman; H.B. Hall
Engraved title vignette
SCNHRB copy 39088014775852 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Alexander Wetmore, sixth Secretary, 1946-1953. With ms. ink inscription on front free endpaper: A. Wetmore, rec'd from Dr. Hough, 5/8/29; and on t.p.: A.L. Hough (possibly Alfred Lacey Hough, d. 1925, Burmese language teacher at University College London?)
SCNHRB copy has the publisher's gilt-stamped brown embossed cloth binding with colored paper onlays on the front cover, brown polished endpapers, and all edges gilt